A mixture of Iola middle school and high school junior varsity runners competed at Eureka on Tuesday.
The 8th-grade boys, led by Kaster Trabucs first-place finish, took the team title. His time for 2 miles was 12:31. He was followed by top 10 medalist Eli Adams in sixth place and Jesse Taylor in 10th. Payton Houk placed 18th and Luke Wicoff was 20th.
Seventh-grade girls were led by 7th place medalist, Keira Fawson in 16:59. Other placers were Abby Meiwes, 12th, Rebekah Coltrane, 17th and Cara Porter 18.
Seventh-grade boys had two medalists, Will Jay in 6th and JJ Rutoh in 7th. Chris Holloway placed 27th.
A group of junior varsity boys also competed in the varsity race, placing 6th. Riley Jay earned a medal with a 14th-place finish. Others were Henry Lohman (38th), Brett Morrison (47th), Drake Delatorre (48th) and Landon Carson (49th).
Another group of Mustangs ran in the junior varsity race led by Grant Luedke who finished second and Colin Long who finished fourth. Eli Smith finished 18th.
Junior varsity girls were led by Hannah Hall in second. Callie Murcko finished third, Jorja Murcko finished sixth, Elaina Stiffler finished seventh, Addison Mallette finished eighth and Kaylin Klubek finished 12th.
The high school Mustangs and Fillies will run at Independence today.
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